Leather

Classification 84 for Standard International Trade Classification (SITC).

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Leather. In 2018, Leather were the world's 33rd most traded product, with a total trade of $32.3B. Between 2017 and 2018 the exports of Leather grew by 18.8%, from $27.2B to $32.3B. Trade in Leather represent 0.17% of total world trade.

Leather include Manufactured goods classified chiefly by material and Crude materials, inedible, except fuels.

Exports In 2018 the top exporters of Leather  were Italy ($4.85B), China ($3.57B), United States ($2.31B), Brazil ($2.07B), and Germany ($1.8B).

Imports In 2018 the top importers of Leather were China ($4.37B), Hong Kong ($2.32B), Vietnam ($2.27B), United States ($2.22B), and Italy ($2.22B).

Historical Data

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2018): Italy, $4.85B

Top Destination (2018): China, $4.37B

Leather are the world's 33rd most traded product.

In 2018, the top exporters of Leather were Italy ($4.85B), China ($3.57B), United States ($2.31B), Brazil ($2.07B), and Germany ($1.8B).

In 2018, the top importers of Leather were China ($4.37B), Hong Kong ($2.32B), Vietnam ($2.27B), United States ($2.22B), and Italy ($2.22B).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2017 -  2018): China, $940M

Top Destination Growth (2017 - 2018): Vietnam, $2.27B

Between 2017 and 2018, the exports of Leather grew the fastest in China ($940M), Thailand ($778M), World ($659M), Hong Kong ($590M), and United States ($357M).

Between 2017 and 2018, the fastest growing importers of Leather were Vietnam ($2.27B), Thailand ($642M), World ($412M), Hong Kong ($396M), and China ($293M).

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Market Concentration

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Cumulative market share

Value

This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Leather.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2018): Italy, $2.63B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2018): Hong Kong, $1.07B

This map shows which countries export or import more of Leather. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Leather during 2018.

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Leather were Italy ($2.63B), Brazil ($1.84B), Argentina ($567M), Australia ($561M), and New Zealand ($490M).

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Leather were Hong Kong ($1.07B), China ($798M), Romania ($658M), Japan ($586M), and Indonesia ($373M).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2018, the world most traded Leather, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Manufactured goods classified chiefly by material ($21.1B) and Crude materials, inedible, except fuels ($11.2B)